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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 76Subpart 76.50 → §76.50-20


Title 46: Shipping
PART 76—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Subpart 76.50—Hand Portable Fire Extinguishers and Semiportable Fire Extinguishing Systems, Arrangements and Details


§76.50-20   Semi-portable fire extinguishers.

(a) The frame or support of each semi-portable fire extinguisher required by table 76.50-10(a) must be welded or otherwise permanently attached to a bulkhead or deck.

(b) If an approved semi-portable fire extinguisher has wheels and is not required by table 76.50-10(a), it must be securely stowed when not in use to prevent it from rolling out of control under heavy sea conditions.

(c) Each semi-portable extinguisher must be fitted with a suitable hose and nozzle, or other practicable means, so that all areas of the space can be protected.

[CGD 77-039, 44 FR 34132, June 14, 1979, as amended by USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48261, July 22, 2016]

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